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5 Sumptuous Halloumi salads you need to be making ASAP

All hail Halloumi, the grilling goddess of cheese.

14 Nov 2018
Grilled Halloumi

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Halloumi is a great addition to salads, side dishes and pretty much any meal if you’re an avid cheese lover. The easy-to fry and grill-able cheese contains a combination of sheep, goat and cow’s milk with a high-melting-point that won’t cause the cheese to lose its shape.

According to Cheese, Halloumi was traditionally wrapped in mint leaves to maintain its flavour and freshness. It comes as no surprise then that The Guardian reported on Cypriot farmers' concerns on the ever-growing demand, yet insufficient supply of the cheese.

All this cheese talk sure has us hungry, try these 5 amazing Halloumi recipes to tickle your taste buds.

Beetroot salad with lime and Halloumi 

Beetroot salad with lime and Halloumi

Grilled Halloumi couscous salad

grilled Halloumi salad

Quinoa chard and Halloumi salad

quinoa chard and halloumi

Healthy Halloumi and millet salad 

Roast corn and Halloumi salad 

corn Halloumi salad

How do you enjoy your Halloumi?


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